Wound Care Practitioner Certification

Wound Care Practitioner Certification

Course Objectives

1. Anatomy & Physiology of the skin.
2. Phases of wound healing.
3. Classifications of wounds: Identification & Treatment.
4. Wound Care Dressings: Properties & Uses.
5. Wound Care evaluation & management guidelines.
6. APRN Prescriptive authority and the Wound Care Practitioner role.
7. WCP-C Consultation and maintaining standard of care.
8. APRN Wound care billing & coding.
9. Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy and other CMS approved procedures.

Training Schedule

December 07, 2019


January 25, 2020
February 22, 2020
March 21, 2020
April 18, 2020
May 02, 2020
June 27, 2020
July 18, 2020
August 15, 2020
September 19, 2020
October 24, 2020
November 14, 2020
December 05, 2020

Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Course Information

Course Description:
The Wound Care Practitioner Certification Course (WCP-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the educational needs of the Advanced Practice Nurses working in different clinical settings. This course provides a comprehensive review about different types of wounds and management strategies currently utilized nationally. In addition; skills competency session provides each attendee with the hands-on experience needed to carry out wound care procedures as approved by the CMS. Course covers clear understanding of the role as a Wound Care Practitioner and includes comprehensive review of E/M codes, CPT codes and ICD 10 codes. Course participation will increase the knowledge, skills, ability and confidence of the attendees leading to improved patient outcomes.

Training Details

ADDRESS:
1420 VALWOOD PARKWAY, SUITE 170A
CARROLLTON, TEXAS 75006

PHONE:
972-584-7616

FAX:
214-853-5364

EMAIL:
info@advancedhealthinstitute.org

Course Sign Up

Who May Attend

LVN/LPN – Licensed Vocational Nurses
RN – Registered Nurses

Course Format

One Day Onsite/Classroom Workshop
Involves lectures, interactive demonstrations and hands-on skills training.

Faculty

Alex Khan, APRN ACNS-BC MSN WCN-C CSWD-C

Dr. Ali Pitafi, MD Board Certified Internal Medicine

Nancy Twesige, RN, MSc, PGDE, WCN-C

Credits

8.0 Hours – Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Tuition

$ 550.00

On-Site Training

Medical facilities, clinics and home health agencies can request training at their facility through AHI Education Outreach program. This option is convenient and effective for groups or when several staff members are interested in a particular educational program. Scheduling an educational event at your own facility allows you to customize the training program that would fit your specific area of practice and by selecting your preferred dates and times that would be most convenient for your staff.